Coronavirus patients rush to join studies of Gilead drug
Coronavirus patients around the world are rushing to join studies of an experimental drug that showed promise against some similar viruses in the past.
Coronavirus pandemic breeds Washington lobbying boom
Business is booming in the Washington lobbying world despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump removes watchdog tapped for $2T virus rescue oversight
President Donald Trump has sidelined the inspector general who was tapped to chair a special oversight board of the $2.2 trillion rescue package for businesses and individuals affected by the coronavirus.
Wuhan farmers struggle as crops wither from travel limits
Chinese authorities are easing travel controls after declaring victory over the coronavirus, but flowers and some other crops that are deemed nonessential are withering while farmers wait for permission to move them to markets.
Work starts in Montana on disputed Canada-US oil pipeline
A Canadian company has started construction on the long-stalled Keystone XL oil sands pipeline despite calls from tribal leaders and environmentalists to delay the $8 billion project amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Hackers' new target during pandemic: video conference calls
As businesses, schools, churches and others turn to video conference platforms to stay connected amid the global coronavirus pandemic, many have reported being attacked by uninvited guests.
Wall Street's rally fizzles as oil prices suddenly plunge
Asian shares are rising, echoing the rally on Wall Street fueled by signs of hope that the coronavirus pandemic could be slowing.
Consumers get some breaks, but layoffs keep coming
Companies across every economic sector are suffering and most are withdrawing all financial projections with so much about the pandemic still unknown.
Lufthansa retires big jets, says rebound could take years
German airline group Lufthansa is slashing capacity on a permanent basis, saying that air travel will take years to come back to where it was before the virus outbreak.
'Pharma Bro' wants out of prison to research coronavirus
Convicted former drug company CEO Martin Shkreli wants out of prison so he can help research a treatment for the coronavirus.
Japan declares state of emergency, ramping up virus battle
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has declared a state of emergency for Tokyo and six other prefectures to ramp up defenses against the spread of the coronavirus.
Online grocery services struggle to meet spike in demand
A pandemic forcing everyone to stay home could be the perfect moment for online grocery services.
After virus fades, service industries may be changed forever
The coronavirus crisis is upending service businesses, and the crisis may permanently change the way Americans work, shop and socialize, even after the disease fades away.
ECB takes action to keep banks lending during virus crisis
The European Central Bank is swinging into action again to fight the economic downturn from the coronavirus.
Some Instacart, Amazon workers strike as jobs get riskier
The possibility of a strike by some Instacart workers highlights the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the grocery delivery business, where workers are worried about their safety as they try to meet a surge in demand for online groceries.
WarnerMedia names former Hulu chief Jason Kilar CEO
Jason Kilar, the founding chief executive of Hulu and a former Amazon senior vice president, has been named CEO of WarnerMedia, the company announced Wednesday.
Can you fix ventilators? A fuel cell engineer figures it out
The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted companies large and small to rethink how they do business.
Anick Jesdanun, longtime AP technology writer, dies at 51
Anick Jesdanun, deputy technology editor for The Associated Press, has died in New York City of coronavirus complications.
Sprint and T-Mobile merge, creating new wireless giant
Mobile carrier T-Mobile has completed its takeover of smaller rival Sprint, creating a new wireless giant that rivals AT&T and Verizon in size.
Businesses wait for word, money after applying for SBA loans
Small business owners hoping for quick loans from the government were in a holding pattern _ waiting on their bank to either take their application or, if it did, send them the money.